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Faculty & Instructional Resources
Greater Washington D.C. Area Faculty Services
Support for faculty in the greater Washington, D.C. metro area
Scholarly accomplishments impacted by COVID-19
Guidelines for including accomplishments that were accepted, but cancelled due to the pandemic.
Research Leave Requests Update
Changes to research leave approval timeline by the Board of Visitors related to COVID-19.
Supporting and recognizing you
The vice provost is working with his team to recruit, develop, and promote outstanding and diverse faculty.
Implements and supports programs to increase the advancement and success of outstanding and diverse teaching and research faculty members.
Provides opportunities for teaching and research faculty to meet and engage across departments, colleges, and disciplines.
Faculty Personnel Actions
Oversees changes to faculty appointments, faculty recognition programs, and research leaves, and assists in the resolution of faculty grievances.
Encourages, supports, and recognizes outstanding and diverse teaching and research faculty through a variety of awards and recognition programs.
Supports recruitment initiatives to promote the hiring of outstanding and diverse teaching and research faculty members.
Faculty Work-Life Policies
Develops policies to assist faculty with the challenges of balancing professional and personal life.
Supports the ongoing development of academic leaders at Virginia Tech with a variety of programs and resources.
Promotion & Tenure
Provides support to the university promotion and tenure committee and oversees the process, which begins at the department level, and continues through the college to the university level.
Studies and Reports
Provides data and analysis to inform the work of supporting and advancing teaching and research faculty.
Get to Know Vice Provost, Ron Fricker
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2015.